Understanding the impact of combined TB and HIV diagnosis in diverse epidemics

Location

Canada, Canada

Dates

10/01/2012 - 03/01/2016

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India, and Uganda), including the potential role of different combined diagnostic strategies, given the different breakdown of populations at high TB risk, high HIV risk, and high combined TB/HIV risk.

Projects

Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for pediatric contacts of MDR TB...

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Statins as adjunctive host-directed therapy...

This study will investigate the role of statins in combination with the first-line regimen for TB in the mouse model. In...

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Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

 We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of...

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